Founder & Executive Director, Education Equity Center of St. Louis
Sherita Love is a fierce advocate for justice and liberation in education. She has deep knowledge and expertise as a classroom teacher, an entrepreneur, and an anti-racist education catalyst.
After teaching in elementary and middle school classrooms, Sherita moved into curriculum, program and staff development with a national nonprofit with locations in St. Louis and Southwest Illinois. There, she was also a national trainer in Leadership and Diversity & Inclusion courses for professional staff, served on the organization’s Multicultural Mentorship Committee as well as the Diversity and Inclusion Council where she developed the current model for Diversity, Inclusion and Global strategy for staff in St. Louis and Southwest Illinois.
Inspired by one of the calls to action from the Forward through Ferguson report, Sherita founded EdHub STL, a program of Venture Cafe St. Louis focused on a education equity in 2017 ahead of launching what is currently The Education Equity Center of St. Louis, a nonprofit fostering a regional approach to achieving racial equity in education through convening, capacity building and systems change.
Sherita is also the co-founder of GLAMM (Girls Lead and MakeMoves) promoting education and empowerment for young women of color, advisory board member with the Education Foundation of the St. Louis Aquarium, a consultant with a lens for supporting girls and students of color with Washington University’s STEM Teacher Quality Institute, a lead consultant with Education Equity Consultants and a facilitator with Crossroads Antiracism Organizers and Training.